St Jude Children’s Research Hospital (SJCRH), Department of Diagnostic Imaging is seeking a Diagnostic Medical Physicist who enjoys optimizing imaging quality and embraces an opportunity to participate in cutting edge imaging research led by St. Jude radiologists. The successful candidate will also be responsible for quality assurance testing of imaging equipment to ensure that St. Jude is compliant with federal, state, Joint Commission, and American College of Radiology standards.
The Department of Diagnostic Imaging provides SJCRH patients with state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic imaging based assessments and therapies. The department is committed to world-class radiologic research and patient care in diagnostic radiology.
Provides medical imaging physics services for the Department of Diagnostic Imaging
Performs quality assurance testing of imaging equipment in accordance with standards of best practice for x-ray, fluoroscopy, CT, PET, SPECT, MRI, ultrasound, and reading room displays.
Assists with radiation dose management, equipment purchasing, and accreditation efforts
Interacting with clinicians and staff on image quality and safety issues
Validating the quality/consistency of patient data, assessing trends in equipment performance over time
Participates in clinically related research activities
Master's degree or PhD in Medical Physics is required
ABR board certification or eligibility in Diagnostic Radiologic Physics is required.
Computer programing skills (i.e., Matlab, C++, etc.) are required
2-4 years of experience working with radiology imaging equipment of all types including radiography (DR), fluoroscopy (II/FPD), CT, ultrasound, MRI, PACS, and nuclear medicine (including PET) is preferred
Board certification by the American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Medical Physics) is required within five (5) years of assuming position
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